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The Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor), formerly known in North America as the Louisiana heron, is a small heron.

The cedar waxwing is a member of the family Bombycillidae or waxwing family of passerine birds. It is a med sized, mostly brown, gray & yellow bird named for its wax-like wing tips. It is a native of North & Central America, breeding in open wooded areas in southern Canada & wintering in the southern half of the US, Central America & the far NW of South America. Its diet includes cedar cones, fruit & insects.

The cedar waxwing is a member of the family Bombycillidae or waxwing family of passerine birds. It is a med sized, mostly brown, gray & yellow bird named for its wax-like wing tips. It is a native of North & Central America, breeding in open wooded areas in southern Canada & wintering in the southern half of the US, Central America & the far NW of South America. Its diet includes cedar cones, fruit & insects.

El Salvador may be the smallest country in Central America but it sure has the biggest heart - from volcanoes to villages & beaches to mountains, find out what to see & do in this friendly little nation! While there aren't any outstanding sights, there are still loads of awesome places worth visiting. If you�re planning a trip through Central America, don�t hesitate to visit El Salvador � check out our ultimate travel guide for the top 15 places to visit!

El Salvador Travel Guide: Top 10 Places to Visit

El Salvador may be the smallest country in Central America but it sure has the biggest heart - from volcanoes to villages & beaches to mountains, find out what to see & do in this friendly little nation! While there aren't any outstanding sights, there are still loads of awesome places worth visiting. If you�re planning a trip through Central America, don�t hesitate to visit El Salvador � check out our ultimate travel guide for the top 15 places to visit!

Blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna) at Jurong Bird Park: This Macaw breeds in forest (especially varzea, but also in open sections of Terra Firme) and woodland of tropical South America from Trinidad and Venezuela south to Peru, Brazil, Bolivia, and Paraguay. It extends  into Central America, where it is restricted to Panama. #lpcelebrazil

Blue-and-gold Macaw

Blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna) at Jurong Bird Park: This Macaw breeds in forest (especially varzea, but also in open sections of Terra Firme) and woodland of tropical South America from Trinidad and Venezuela south to Peru, Brazil, Bolivia, and Paraguay. It extends into Central America, where it is restricted to Panama. #lpcelebrazil

Panama: Bocas del Toro - Bird Island. YO QUIEROOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO :3

Panama: Bocas del Toro - Bird Island. YO QUIEROOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO :3

Panama Mola Multicultural Art Project- folkart from Central America. This colorful paper project would be great for a Latin American unit or to study Hispanic culture.

Create a Mola: Folk-Art from Panama

Panama Mola Multicultural Art Project- folkart from Central America. This colorful paper project would be great for a Latin American unit or to study Hispanic culture.

The Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, Tyrannus forficatus, aka the Texas bird-of-paradise

The Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, Tyrannus forficatus, aka the Texas bird-of-paradise

Stygian Owl. It lives in South America and parts of Central America. Photography by Izaias Miranda Junior on 500px.com

Stygian Owl. It lives in South America and parts of Central America. Photography by Izaias Miranda Junior on 500px.com

The Turquoise-Browed Motmot inhabits Central America from SE Mexico (mostly the Yucatán Peninsula) to Costa Rica, where it is common and not considered threatened. It lives in fairly open habitats such as forest edge, gallery forest and scrubland. Its call is nasal, croaking and far-carrying. This Motmot is a well-known bird in its range and has been chosen as the national bird of both El Salvador and Nicaragua.

The Turquoise-Browed Motmot inhabits Central America from SE Mexico (mostly the Yucatán Peninsula) to Costa Rica, where it is common and not considered threatened. It lives in fairly open habitats such as forest edge, gallery forest and scrubland. Its call is nasal, croaking and far-carrying. This Motmot is a well-known bird in its range and has been chosen as the national bird of both El Salvador and Nicaragua.

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